I’m a native of the South Side of Chicago, so it was an absolute thrill when the White Sox won the 2005 World Series. (I’m still smiling).
A graduate of the School of Communications at Southern Illinois University, I have a double major, Journalism and Broadcasting.
I’ve worked at several stations in Chicago. Early on, I wanted to make a living as a singer/songwriter but I could not compete with Joni Mitchell. I still sing and write on the side as a hobby.
I’ve won several reporting awards including one from the Associated Press on “Gangs in the Suburbs” and a Peter Lisagor for feature reporting on the gambling boat experience.
Two former Chicago Police candidates have filed separate lawsuits against the department for alleged discrimination and unfair dismissal of their applications.
The online auction of items from homes that once belonged to former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell generated $7.4 million.
A 28-year-old South Side man will spend the next 20 years behind bars – for shooting an 18-month old girl.
Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.Five former Cook County Jail inmates are suing the Sheriff’s office.
Chicago Police are going after drug gangs, in an effort to cut the level of gun violence in the city.
A Chicago man will stand trial in Denver on charges he behaved badly on an aircraft.
A busy and fun weekend for Chicago with, it would seem, something for everyone. It would seem there is something for everyone.
Police officers got a surprise when the person they found holding a gun during a recent stop on the West Side was a 3-year-old girl.
Chicago just got a little smaller, now that a Cook County judge ruled in favor of a waste disposal company that’s taking 86 acres on the Southeast side to expand its landfill operation.
If you have a pug, a U. of I. researcher would like to give him or her a free eye test.
The Illinois Department of Insurance issued a warning about a health insurance company. Now, the company is trying to resolve the matter.
A former custodian at a southwest suburban high school was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for possession and transporting child porn.
Organizers of an anti-Wall Street protest in Chicago are gathering signatures on petitions they will send to Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Bail has been set at $7 million for a Steger man who wanted his daughter dead.
A 22-year-old Waukegan man has been charged in connection with the hit-and-run death of an elderly woman Thursday night.
From now on, Illinois governors face new limits on how long people can run state agencies without legislative approval.
Police are warning Southwest Side residents of the attempted sexual exploitation of child that happened this month near a Clearing neighborhood park.
On Friday, regulators shut down a bank in Illinois and one in Washington-state, bringing the number closed this year to 63.
A West Suburban father and daughter are charged with growing pot in their home.
A group of black ministers is demanding Mayor Richard M. Daley and Police Superintendent Jody Weis keep their promise to put more cops in high crime areas.